Seeking a dynamic Financial Analyst Associate to join our team in Northampton, MA.
The purpose of this position is to provide financial control and analysis to the programs in order to allow the team to make an effective decision and maintain overall financial targets. As well as provide proposal pricing support to ensure that a fully compliant financial proposal is provided to the customer.
Key Responsibilities Include:
•Support financial inputs into KPI bowlers for Operations and Program reviews.
•Assist the Program Manager with project kick-off: review the contract to determine financial reporting requirements, assist in the development of the work breakdown structure, prepare the budgets and the financial section of the program plan.
•Assist the Program Manager in contract execution: distribute approved budgets intothe company work authorization system, prepare financial documents for internal and external reporting, lead estimate to complete “ETC” efforts and analyze cost, variance. Report financial status to division management in Estimate at Complete review or Program Reviews.
•Assist in Earned Value Management (EVM) on designated programs: for internal reporting on SPI/CPI
•Coordinate, prepare, and analyze various periodic financial reports and data for Program team and/or Management including percent complete accounting, funding profiles, program profitability, and variance analysis.
•Responsible for cash management on given programs
•Maintains and updates projects in COBRA using Earned Value Techniques (Budget, Actual, Forecast, Performance)
•Assist in Earned Value Management (EVM) on designated programs: can include internal reporting on SPI/CPI or external/customer requirement of CPR (Cost Performance Reporting).
•Leads or assists with the implementation of the monthly cost and schedule performance measurement process. This includes working with PMs, CAMs, and Schedulers to acquire accurate financial and scheduling data for incorporation into the Division's performance measurement management tool, Cobra and or MS Project and required monthly program reporting.
•Generates and processes program work authorization documents, time phased budgets and cost and schedule change control documentation. This includes reconciliation of summary and task level budgets, actual costs incurred, forecast dates and performance measurement data
•Support spare pricing activities and proposal metric reporting.
•Perform miscellaneous financial activities for program financial analysts and division financial analysts.
•Support month end financial closing reporting. Update worksheets with actual and forecast data.
•Coordinate, collect, analyze and document cost data for the financial segment of proposals.
•Develop detailed, accurate manufacturing and material cost estimates. Update proposals to include actual purchase order and other cost data in preparation for negotiations.
•Develop and assist in negotiating Performance Based Payment (PMB) plan for proposals to drive favorable cash position.
4+ years of experience with Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Management
Experience in developing Estimates at Completion (EAC's) on major programs
Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) and EVM software (MS Project, Cobra) preferred
Proficient in PC applications (especially Microsoft Office Suite).
Experience with cost plus, fixed price contract types
Experience with Costpoint is a plus
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